Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated mobile data collection & paperless picking of inventory through RFID and wireless technologies.
Posted 12/08 · 10:19 AM · SCMR Editorial
The dramatic decline to ocean freight spot market rates has served to widen the pricing differential to air rates to record levels, say Drewry Supply Chain Advisors.
Posted 11/16 · 03:46 PM · MMH Editorial
While automation is on a steady upswing, space utilization and inventory control continue to be the biggest sources of inefficiency in modern-day warehouse operations.
Posted 11/03 · 10:57 AM · MMH Editorial
Integration of the robotic goods-to-person system expands outside North America.
Posted 10/29 · 10:50 AM · LM Editorial
It is not entirely surprising that high inventory rates are cited first as one of the reasons for a paltry third quarter GDP number. That has been the case for a while and it is evident in the inventory-to-sales ratio, which stands at 1.37 through the end of August, compared to 1.30 in August 2014.
Posted 10/13 · 10:11 AM · MMH Editorial
Honeywell survey illustrates U.S. and European DCs working to support omni-channel distribution.
Posted 09/30 · 08:49 AM · MMH Editorial
Robotic system to provide complete validation of robotically placed patient labels for pharmacy items.
Posted 09/22 · 03:30 PM · MMH Editorial
Remote control system wins fifth award in two years for excellence in design.
Posted 09/01 · 11:11 AM · LM Editorial
Hackett observed in the new report that China’s economy has lost steam, with actual growth falling short of targeted rates, while the United States most recent second quarter GDP reading at 3.7 percent outpaced expected targets, even though it was negatively impacted by gains in manufacturing and retail inventories.
Posted 08/01 · 06:16 PM · MMH Editorial
Data collection devices for the warehouse have long been RF enabled and mobile, but heavily focused on simple data capture routines. Now tablets, smart phones and other devices are supporting richer apps and management activity, while wearable, wireless printers give warehouse workers the capability to perform efficient, on-demand printing.
Posted 06/19 · 04:23 PM · SCMR Editorial
Corporate Debt Continues to Skyrocket as Companies do Little to Generate Cash by Optimizing Collections, Payables, and Inventory